In order to be admitted to trading on NYSE Euronext London, international issuers will need to seek a listing on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority, providing international issuers and intermediaries with a familiar and established listing process. International issuers can be admitted to trading on NYSE Euronext London having obtained a listing on the Official List either through a Premium or Standard Listing. Shares and depositary receipts admitted to trading on NYSE Euronext London have the benefit of access to the same trading platform irrespective of the listing standard or security chosen. Though possible on its other European markets, NYSE Euronext will not be able to offer SEC-registered issuers incorporated outside the European Economic Area the ability to cross list on NYSE Euronext London using a simplified listing procedure that is primarily based on existing documentation filed with the SEC. SEC registered issuers that are incorporated outside the European Economic Area and that want to list on NYSE Euronext London will need to go through the UK’s customary listing and vetting process.
Admission to trading on NYSE Euronext London is simple and straightforward. With the assistance of dedicated and experienced staff, NYSE Euronext is ready to support companies and their advisors through the admission process. International issuers need to complete the following steps for admission to trading on NYSE Euronext London:
-For companies incorporated within the European Economic Area, the competent authority will typically be the regulator in the country of incorporation. In this situation, when an issuer already is subject to another EU regulator, the prospectus will need to be transferred to the UK Listing Authority, using a European wide recognized passporting process, for admission to the Official List.